The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
‘Friends,’ ‘Seinfeld’ or ‘Cheers’ Won’t Get Revivals, Says NBC
If Will & Grace didn’t kick in the TV revival door, Roseanne certainly blew it off the hinges. There’s still a few major TV revivals to ponder, but NBC brass now say Seinfeld or Friends will never happen.
That ‘Jersey Shore’ Reunion Is Already Returning for a Second Season
We don’t even know if the Jersey Shore crew can make it work in 2018, but they’re already setting up a second tanning bed. MTV’s imminent revival has booked a second Family Vacation a month before we even set foot in Miami.
A ‘Party of Five’ Reboot Is Officially Happening at Freeform
Quick – close your eyes and think of a ‘90s TV show that hasn’t been rebooted yet. If your guess was Party of Five, we’ve got great news for you and ABC’s Freeform viewers. The classic drama will return with a new spin from original series creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman.
‘The Chew’ Host Mario Batali Officially Fired Over Sexual Harassment
ABC has officially severed all ties to Mario Batali, including his role as co-host of The Chew. The move follows an initial suspension stemming from multiple sexual harassment allegations that surfaced earlier this month.
‘SNL’ Pays Tribute to Las Vegas, Tom Petty With Jason Aldean Cold Open
Much as we saw last season, SNL took time at the top of the show to address a major tragedy with song. Watch this weekend’s cold open, as Las Vegas singer Jason Aldean pays tribute to lost lives with a special acknowledgement for Tom Petty.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis on Twitter
The fight is just beginning for one of Hollywood’s most revered comediennes. Veep and Seinfeld favorite Julia Louis-Dreyfus took the courageous step of announcing her own breast cancer diagnosis over Twitter, pivoting the discussion to healthcare as HBO answers questions about Veep’s final season.
That ‘Jersey Shore’ Reunion Was a … Burger King Commercial?
This past weekend saw word of a possible Jersey Shore reunion coalescing, but not necessarily at MTV. Now, near of the entire cast has reunited for a new Burger King commercial, and … wait, that’s it? Come on, there has to be more.
‘SNL’ Recreates ‘Hallelujah’ Cold Open With Trump, Scarlett Johansson
Well, there’s no telling what politics will look like when SNL resumes this fall, but a season oriented around Trump was bound to send him off in style. So it was, that Saturday’s season finale called back to Kate McKinnon’s moving “Hallelujah” with a cold open paying tribute to the Trump players, including Scarlett Johansson!
Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Spicey’ Makes Out With Baldwin’s Trump on ‘SNL’
We knew Melissa McCarthy scooting around town meant SNL had it in for Sean Spicer, and boy, did they deliver. Watch the biggest “Spicey” sketch yet, as the beleaguered press secretary takes to the streets of New York City to seek out Donald Trump himself.
‘House of Cards’ Makes the Terror With New Season 5 Photos, Details
Netflix has been notably quiet on House of Cards Season 5, especially with a May premiere looming (already moved back from Q1). Appetite for political drama is understandably fickle these days, but get a new look at Season 5 with fresh photos and intel on how the Underwood administration will interact with Trump’s.
‘X-Files’ Officially Reopened (Again) With 10-Episode FOX Order
Well, they couldn’t wait eight years to reopen The X-Files, just to leave off on that insane cliffhanger, right? FOX finally got their act together, preparing a proper revival for Mulder and Scully with an expanded-order eleventh (and final?) season.
Charlie Murphy, ‘Chappelle’ Comic and Eddie Murphy’s Brother, Dies at 57
Every Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle fan will remember Charlie Murphy; edgier stand-up comedian and source of the famous “True Hollywood Stories” that launched Chappelle’s Show into the stratosphere. Sadly, Charlie Murphy is no longer with us, having passed away at age 57.